Category Archive: The Providence School

Feb 12

Providence School briefly on lockdown after anonymous tip about gun

The Providence School in Jessamine County was on lockdown this morning after an anonymous tip that a gun was going to be brought to school. The tip came by phone around 8:30 a.m., community-relations director Patrice Jones said. Officials immediately contacted law enforcement who worked with school-resource officer Clint Newton and then locked down the …

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Jan 07

Audio engineer in Jessamine County aims to offer workshop at high schools

A local audio engineer is hoping to take his trade to Jessamine County high schools, providing students with a glimpse into the profession and adding another facet to the district’s arts-and-humanities picture. John Price was 10 years old when his father, an audio engineer, brought a truckload of audio gear home to Wilmore. Price was …

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Dec 19

Providence School students put high-school struggles on stage in ‘Breakfast Club’

The conversation on stage at The Providence School was filled with exactly the kinds of things you wouldn’t expect to be put on stage at a high-school play: drugs, sex, violence and mild profanity. While some might be shocked at the content, the students and teacher who shaped the production say there could not have …

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Dec 19

The Providence School hosts eighth ‘Empty Bowls’ luncheon

Layla Clem ate some chili at The Providence School’s Empty Bowls luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 10, in Wilmore. (Photo by Amelia Orwick)

The Providence School celebrated its eighth annual “Empty Bowls” luncheon last week, raising $2,300 for Bluegrass Iron Men. The event features unique bowls crafted by Providence students; attendees select their own bowl and then eat from a selection of soups. The bowls are washed and then taken home. Art teacher Liz Spurlock said that this year …

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Dec 18

Photos of The Providence School’s production of ‘The Breakfast Club’


Below are photos from the Wednesday afternoon school performance of “The Breakfast Club” at Providence. A free public performance is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday. Check back for a full story about the making of the production.

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